The National League of Veteran Journalists (NALVEJ), Kwara State chapter, has decried the spate of insecurity across the country, leading to daily wanton destruction of lives.
The league which noted the concerted efforts of the federal and state governments to arrest the situation, urged the government to do more to ensure that peace return to the land.
In a communique issued at the end of its monthly meeting held in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, the league said the spate of the killing of innocent citizens by the bandits and kidnappers is worrisome.
The communique was signed by NALVEJ’s chairman and secretary, Alhaji Tunde Akanbi and Alh Mudasiru Adewuyi respectively.
The league specifically condemned the recent upsurge in the incidences of of kidnapping in Kwara state.
It, however, commended the state government and security agencies in the state in their efforts to reverse the trend and make the state secure for the residents.
It urged them to intensify efforts and also advise residents to provide useful information to the security agents on any suspicious movement in their environment.
The league chairman during the meeting inaugurated the committees on the review of the league’s constitution and cooperative society.
The constitution review committee is headed by Barr. AbduRahman AbdulMalik while the committee on cooperative society is headed by Mr Kayode Adeyipo (JP).